WorldCat Identities

Cresswell, Helen

Overview
Works: 311 works in 979 publications in 5 languages and 23,715 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Narrator, Dedicator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.C8645, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helen Cresswell
Ordinary Jack : being the first part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell( Book )

36 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Jack, the only "ordinary" member of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family, concocts a scheme to distinguish himself as a modern-day prophet
Absolute zero : being the second part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of the talanted and eccentric Bagthorpe family channel their energy into slogan-writing contests
Bagthorpes unlimited by Helen Cresswell( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The competitive Bagthorpes join forces in a rare display of solidarity when Grandma organizes a family reunion
Bagthorpes V. the world : being the fourth part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family contend with Mr. Bagthorpe's attempts to be self-sufficient and with Great-aunt Lucy's visit
The secret world of Polly Flint by Helen Cresswell( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polly Flint, a girl who sees things other people can't, finds herself involved with the "time gypsies" of Grimstone, inhabitants of a lost village who have become trapped in a time not their own
Bagthorpes abroad by Helen Cresswell( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the further adventures of the eccentric Bagthorpe family as they go on vacation to a reputedly haunted house in Wales
Moondial by Helen Cresswell( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying with her mother's godmother, Minty finds herself drawn to a mysterious sundial which takes her back in time and links her life to that of two unhappy children she meets in two different centuries
The piemakers by Helen Cresswell( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "Grand Contest" gives the pie-making Roller family of Danby Dale a chance to reclaim the family honor after their pie for the king has failed
Bagthorpes haunted by Helen Cresswell( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation, the eccentric and talented Bagthorpe family tries to contact the ghosts of their reputedly haunted house, pursues Cousin Daisy's elusive goat, and general stirs up the quiet Welsh countryside
The night watchmen by Helen Cresswell( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for something to fill his lonely days, a young boy recuperating from a long illness meets two tramps who live in a world that hardly seems real
Lizzie Dripping by Helen Cresswell( Book )

28 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Posy Bates by Helen Cresswell( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures and misadventures of a little girl, Posy Bates, who desperately wants a dog or cat for a pet
Dear shrink by Helen Cresswell( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the woman looking after them in their parents' absence dies suddenly, three children find themselves in foster care and must use all their courage and ingenuity to cope with the situation
Bagthorpes liberated by Helen Cresswell( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon returning from a vacation, the members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family find chaos as a tramp takes over their house, their maid disappears, and the demonic Cousin Daisy arrives with her pet goat
The winter of the birds by Helen Cresswell( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English boy with ambitions to be a hero learns about true heroism, affection, and the power of imagination when his neighborhood is threatened by multiplying flocks of steel birds
Up the pier by Helen Cresswell( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Finnish and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting a seaside resort with her mother, a young English girl discovers a mysterious family living on the pier
The watchers : a mystery at Alton Towers by Helen Cresswell( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two runaway children hide out in a theme park and become enmeshed in an unearthly battle between the forces of good and evil
The bongleweed by Helen Cresswell( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious seed that Becky tricks her playmate into planting in the formal gardens turns out to be a continuously growing weed that threatens to take over everything
Posy Bates, again! by Helen Cresswell( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posy Bates and her stray dog Buggins seem to get into nothing but mischief no matter how good their intentions are
A game of catch by Helen Cresswell( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary girl plays a "game of catch" with two children from an eighteenth-century painting
 
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The watchers : a mystery at Alton Towers
Alternative Names
Cresswell, Helen 1936-

Helen Cresswell britische Bestseller-Autorin

Helen Cresswell britisk skribent

Helen Cresswell brittisk frfattare

Helen Cresswell crivaine britannique

Helen Cresswell scrittrice inglese

Moondial

Rowe, Helen Cresswell

Rowe, Helen Cresswell 1934-2005

クレスウェル, H

クレスウェル, ヘレン

ヘレンクレスウェル

Languages
English (271)

German (10)

Dutch (2)

Finnish (1)

Spanish (1)

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Bagthorpes unlimitedBagthorpes V. the world : being the fourth part of the Bagthorpe sagaThe secret world of Polly FlintBagthorpes abroadMoondialThe piemakersBagthorpes hauntedThe night watchmen